A YOUNG and vulnerable woman who kept lookout during a break-in at a Worcester body shop has been ordered by a court to get help for her drug habit.
VISITORS to the Malvern Hills could have the choice of two new visitor centres, if independent plans by different groups come to fruition.
WORCESTER’S emergency services were joined by local rescue units as they gathered for a Community Safety day at Pitchcroft.
THE former editor of the Berrow’s Worcester Journal and his wife will be able to celebrate their diamond wedding with family, friends and the Queen this week.
THERE might be almost six weeks to go before the start of the new Blue Square Bet North season but Worcester City are already back in the groove.
A MAIN road has been closed after a man plunged to his death from a bridge.
A VICTORIAN oil painting of a Worcestershire girl feeding chickens is expected to sell for between £500,000 and £700,000 at auction on Wednesday.
THE family of a Worcester woman, who was murdered in her own home, have paid tribute to her.
FOOTBALL returned to the Vale after an absence of six years when Evesham United All Stars faced Manchester United Legends to open the Spiers and Hartwell Jubliee Stadium.
A MALVERN man stole a bank card from a vulnerable young woman who let him and a friend stay at her flat, then took cash from her account.
AS Worcester prepares for a very special visitor on Wednesday, Royal watchers are being urged to plan their journey in advance.
HEAD coach Paul James admits it is unlikely Richie Gordon will be a Worcester Wolves player next season.
PRE-school tots have been getting a taste of a healthy lifestyle at the Bluebell Wood Children’s Centre in Worcester.
A TROUBLED man walked off a station platform and down the tracks “to take his own life” a court has been told.
FRONT counter services at Pershore police station could merge with those being provided by Wychavon District Council.
EASTNOR moved into third place in Birmingham and District Premier Cricket League Division Two after being one of few sides to complete a match.
THE man who beat Noel Gallagher to become the frontman of Inspiral Carpets comes to Worcester later this month.
Worcester Warriors have appointed Mark Hewitt as their new scademy manager at Sixways.
THERE was a huge sigh of relief as widespread flooding failed to materialise in Worcestershire despite a weekend of heavy rain.
WORCESTER Warriors have today appointed former England international Paul Hull as the new talent scout at Sixways.
SIR – According to Tom Edwards (Worcester News, July 2), Worcester City Council have made spending cuts of about £1.4 million over the last two years, but they had to write off approximately £300,000 in unpaid taxes from the public.
SIR – Is David Cameron on a different planet?
SIR – While out socialising on Saturday June 30, I was overwhelmed by the friendly people and forgotten school pals who I came across, congratulating me on my fund-raising for children’s charities.
SIR – You report the deputy leader of Worcester City Council has said that it is not the job of the city council to support “employment for employment’s sake” and that the council leader says the council should not be ashamed in times of…
SIR – With reference to your article ‘Six attend Alexandra Hospital meeting’ (Worcester News, June 28) with regard to the small numbers attending the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust meeting at the Southcrest Hotel in Redditch.
CANON Frome’s game at Halesowen thirds survived the wet weather but they returned with just two Worcestershire League Division Five points.
REHEARSALS for the Norbury Players’s annual Shakespeare production, A Midsummer Night's Dream, are well underway.
A Worcester primary school has been taken out of special measures, to the delight of staff and pupils.
A WORCESTER man fears he may never be able to play sport again after a taxi drove over his leg following a night out in the city centre.
WORCESTERSHIRE deserve their place in the Friends Life t20 quarter-finals after setting up a clash with Yorkshire, according to director of cricket Steve Rhodes.
FIREFIGHTERS rescued a man from a fire in the early hours of today at a home in Hallow, near Worcester.
SIR – What a surprise to see myself featured in the old school photograph on the letters page (Worcester News, July 2). I am on the back row right in the centre.
A MAN has been arrested after a shooting in Redditch which left another man in his 30s with serious injuries.
I BELIEVE there comes a time in any parent’s life when they have to accept their offspring will humiliate them. Usually it takes the form of being out-smarted, out-performed or simply made to feel out-of-date by their child.
IN the cosy world I inhabit, parents mostly face two issues concerning children and food.
A Worcestershire charity is looking for people to open up their homes and give vulnerable youngsters when they leave the care system
SIR – There are a number of points in your article ‘Health bosses in battle to plug £2m black hole’ (Worcester News, June 29) relating to our financial position that I wish to clarify.
SIR – What a fabulous surprise I had when my sister sent me the picture in the Worcester News (July 2).
SIR – David Cameron’s total confusion on whether to hold a referendum on the EU reminds me of the Hokey Cokey – one minute he is in then he is out and then he starts all over again.
SIR – We are constantly fed the message that austerity is the only way. The historian Richard J Evans wrote recently: “There seems little realisation that cutting government expenditure reduces demand and sends the economy into a…
SIR – Dr David Tibbutt recently tried to make a point in the Worcester News (May 7) regarding having pride in the city.
THE last time Worcester Labour Party tried an all-women shortlist it blew up in their faces – but now they’re at it again. Alas, the old adage that people should be selected in politics on merit alone is being torn up once more, and this time…
SIR – I’m writing this letter from one of more than 200 computer terminals in the new Hive building.
A MODERN home in a dramatic location on the Malvern Hills has won an award for the most innovative building.
LYNCH Michael Happy 90th Birthday to special husband, father and grandfather. Lots of love xx
BREWER Joan Precious memories of our dear mum and nan. Loved and remembered every day. Chrissy, Jackie, Kevin, Nicholas, Anthony and Stuart. xxx
DYMOCK Ian Janet and Family would like to thank everyone that attended Ian's Funeral and for the heartfelt messages of sympathy, also the wonderful donations received for Ian's Trust Fund (for young people). We would also like to thank the Doctors…
GREEN Eric TV Service Engineer and BBC Hereford and Worcester Radio Presenter. Passed peacefully away with his family by his side on July 4th, 2012, aged 77 years. Much loved husband of Nina, loving daddy of Laura and Melanie and a devoted grandad…
POWELL (previously Trott) (nee Bush) Margaret Joan (Joan) Passed away suddenly but peacefully at Worcestershire Royal Hospital on Friday, July 6th, 2012, aged 85 years. Wife of the late Leslie and Peter a loving mother to Kelvin, Serena and Ray and…
HOLDHAM Kathlyn Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 3rd 2012, formerly of Lower Wick. Beloved wife of the late Albert, loving mother of Lynwood, Sandra, Stephen, Kevin and Michelle. Devoted nanna and great grandmother. Funeral Service at…